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oblique vein of the left atrium

noun

Medical Definition of oblique vein of the left atrium

  1. :  a small vein that passes obliquely down the posterior surface of the left atrium, empties into the coronary sinus, and is a remnant of the left duct of Cuvier—called also oblique vein, oblique vein of left atrium, oblique vein of Marshall


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